Icy-morning

Shifting into the New Year Feeling the pull to new awareness as our year cycles I have taken this year to allow old patterns to melt away, while awaiting the birth of the new into my life. It’s been a transformative time for me, and I’ve allowed myself the quiet and privacy to embrace the…

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Canyon

Maintaining Inner Peace A hectic time in my life draws me ever more deeply within I just returned from a long awaited and cherished time out west with my family. It was a true whirlwind trip, lots of travel in a short period combined with a very busy time of year for all of us.…

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Allowing Life’s Current to Carry Me I’m enjoying the ease of flow into a new direction For the past weeks I’ve been deep within myself, working on opening to the changes that have been bubbling to the surface of my awareness for months. I’ve been looking at many choices that I’ve made in my work…

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Inspiration From Nature Using our incredible natural environment to stir our souls Next week will be here before I know it, especially with our plans for the holiday weekend looming. I am excitedly preparing for the Meditative Journaling Workshop at Write On, Door County that will be held on June 4th. We will use the…

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Savoring the Preciousness of Time Easing my life to deepen my living I just finished two projects that have really had me consumed…both of them occupying my thoughts and my time commitments in deeply expanding ways. Yet being so engaged for the past few months, has helped to show me the changes that I want to make…

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Embracing Life Finding deep connection with others as we talked about living, dying, and much more I spent Sunday afternoon with a wonderful group at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County. My presentation was Embracing Death with Life, yet it did not feel as though a presentation. Instead, we held a deeply honest and…

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Mother’s Day, As We Remember Motherhood My mother and I, intertwined in this memoir As another celebration of mothers and motherhood approaches, I again share my own intimate story of the final year with my mother in Sally: A Memoir. She lives on through me and my entire family. Our story is one that touches…

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Embracing Death with Life Our living becomes precious when we consider our mortality. When a child enters our world, we herald this new life in all of its preciousness and vulnerability. Do we consider that each of us joins this life in daily growing one day closer to our exit from it?  Do we realize…

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Bridges Along Our Path Words, images, people, and guidance as we walk I have been delving deeply into my work these past few weeks, aware that a new path is opening for me. And along with that, has been the wonderful addition of like minded people sharing new insights, their own stories and their own…

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Mothers, Daughters, Aging and Loss The natural transitions of our lives  This memoir evokes deep resonance with anyone who has begun to experience the aging of their parents. As my mother began to decline in her older age, my journal became my healing tool that helped me to explore my deepest feelings. I have brought…

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